Tell Us What .realestate Domain Name You Would Like to Own and Be Entered to Win One of Five $100 Gift Cards! By now you've heard the news that NAR's exclusive member pre-sale is underway for REALTORS® to purchase .realestate domains before they become available to the public. You must have an active .realtor™ domain—FREE for the first year, one per individual...

By Tim Harris Welcome to the Age of Sharing. The sharing economy is a 21st century phenomenon that's expected to grow from $15 billion in 2014 to $335 billion by 2025. A recent COUNTRY Financial Security Index® revealed that over half of Americans (54 percent) are currently participating in the sharing economy, including using services such as home-sharing and...

The time has finally come. After what has seemed like an eternity for many potential homebuyers, the seller's market appears to be cooling off in many real estate markets across the country. According to Zillow research, after several years of rising prices and competitive bidding, now is the perfect time to purchase a home, and the outlook only looks sweeter as...

Buyers on their first go at homeownership are a product of their surroundings today—budgets burdened by college debt and mounting prices (and, now, rates), with the inability to save. With the barely-there headway in inventory, many are simply spinning their wheels. "With the lower end of the housing market—smaller, moderately-priced homes—seeing the worst...

While housing prices may be rising across many parts of the country, you can still snag a deal—if you're willing to move to Elm Street. According to spooky new findings from Zillow, the typical home on Elm Streets across the country is worth $133,000, which is about 65 percent lower than the median U.S. home value of $220,100. Additionally, the average Krueger...

By Grace Carter A great business book is a rare thing and one worth having on your bookshelf—one packed with insider tips, industry knowledge and the low down on everything you need to succeed in your industry. As a real estate expert, it’s time for you to take your turn and share your professional knowledge with a market crying out for your business acumen. Real...

While the old saying, “good fences make good neighbors,” may ring true for some, a new study out could indicate they may not be needed as much these days. According to realtor.com®, there's a 75 percent chance that the folks you live next to consider you a good neighbor. This is according to realtor.com's recently released Good Neighbor report, which found...

This article originally appeared on the Apartment Guide Blog. By Brian Carberry With a growing number of Americans renting, Apartment Guide conducted research to help uncover what renters really think is important and what they learned while going through the process of finding a home to rent. These findings provide insights to renters who are just getting started...

As an agent or leader of a real estate team, you control how you operate, from the brand you build to the investments you make. How much you earn is in your power, as well—but, often, agents allow conditions out of their control to determine their income, instead of focusing on what fosters lasting, steady success. Dynamics inevitably shift, but if built smart,...

It's that spooky time of year again, and while ghouls and ghosts are typically reserved for Halloween night, there's a segment of the population that has haunting experiences year-round. Is this a concern for homebuyers? According to realtor.com®'s new Haunted Real Estate Report, which surveyed 1,067 people across the U.S., haunted homes are not completely off the...